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The Secularization of the academy

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Church and college -- United States -- History -- Congresses,
    • Church colleges -- United States -- History -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by George Marsden, Bradley J. Longfield.
      SeriesReligion in America series, Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
      ContributionsMarsden, George M., 1939-, Longfield, Bradley J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC383 .S43 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 323 p. ;
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1540331M
      ISBN 100195073517, 0195073525
      LC Control Number91018937

        However, the book is more than just a reconsideration of natural theology, as Jager's basic argument revises (and finally rejects) a central premise of secularization theory and an equally important belief of much Romantic literary history: namely, that Romanticism is instrumental in the secularization of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century. Secularization stems above all from societal ratio-nalization. The key element in most sociological ac-counts of secularization is the idea that, over the last several centuries, institutions in the West have be-come differentiated. First state, law, market, and sci-ence, then education, media, and other institutions,File Size: 36KB.

      'Steve Bruce's book has all the hallmarks of his work: clarity, verve, graphic illustration and common sense. The argument is Bruce's cumulative statement of the secularization theme, bringing the various elements together in an impressive synthesis, as well as building in counter-arguments, such as those to do with the role of religion in ethnic solidarity. Religion is an undiscovered country for much of the secular academy, which remains deeply ambivalent about it as an object of study. On the one hand, secular scholars agree that it is time to take religion seriously. On the other, these same scholars persist in assuming that religion rests not on belief but on power and ideology. According to Vincent Pecora, the idea of the secular .

      Two of the worlds great contemporary thinkers - theologian and churchman Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, and Jürgen Habermas, philosopher and Neo-Marxist social critic - discuss and debate aspects of secularization, and the role of reason and religion in a free society. These insightful essays are the result of a remarkable dialogue between the two men, /5(2). This book, written from a sociological perspective, takes up that challenge. The author distinguishes three levels of secularization. Societal secularization which is a typical consequence of the processes of modernity, and of programmes of «laïcisation» promoted by political parties.


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The Secularization of the Academy (Religion in America)Author: George M. Marsden. Soon thereafter, at least as professors count time, Oxford University Press published a book growing out of the conference entitled The Secularization of the Academy ().

George Marsden, who co-edited this volume with Bradley Longfield, had hosted the conference in connection with his own research into the changing place of Christianity in.

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The conference proceedings were edited by George Marsden and Bradley Longfield and published in as The Secularization of the Academy. Then, incame Marsden’s magisterial The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Unbelief.

With The Secularization of the Academy, George Marsden started a vigorous and critical national conversation about the place of faith, particularly Christianity, in higher education in America. If the past year is any indication, that conversation continues unabated and, in certain circles, has become increasingly s: 1.

Secularization and sacralization: speculations on some religious origins of the secular humanities curriculum, / James Turner Faith and learning in the age of the university: the academic ministry of Daniel Coit Gilman / D.G.

Hart. Naval Academy Q&A, Part 2. Is secularization just evolved tolerance. Join Ravi Zacharias on today’s episode of Just Thinking, as he closes out the.

Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: The Secularization of the academy / a The Secularization of the academy / |c edited by George Marsden, Bradley J. Longfield. Secularization and sacralization: speculations on some religious origins of the secular humanities curriculum, / James Turner.

The Secularization(s) of Christian Higher Education. historian at Taylor University and author of the forthcoming book The Christian College and the Meaning of Academic Freedom. where George Marsden and other participants reflect on the 25th anniversary of the “Secularization of the Academy” conference at Duke.).

Secularization and Cultural Criticism examines the responses of a wide range of thinkers—Edward Said, Talal Asad, Jürgen Habermas, Walter Benjamin, Emile Durkheim, Carl Schmitt, Matthew Arnold, and Virginia Woolf, among others—to illustrate exactly why the problem of secularization in the study of society and culture should matter once : Vincent Pecora.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The soul of the American university: an historical overview / George M. Marsden --From evangelicalism to liberalism: public midwestern universities in nineteenth-century America / Bradley J.

Longfield --Secularization and. The Secularization of the Academy by George M. Marsden,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Secularization in the United States is a hotly debated topic. America has been considered a Christian nation for a long time, with many Christian values guiding existing policies and laws.

However, in the last few decades, with the growth of other religions as well as atheism, the nation has become more : Ashley Crossman. Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol Issue 4, DecemberIt was a challenge to what one book review identified as the “polarized secularism-religion dichotomy underpinning feminist discourse” Secularization, at least in this region, does not involve the separation of state and religion or the neutrality of the.

The Challenge to Baptist Historians Baptists, like other denominations of the Free Church heritage, defy easy explanations.

The secularization thesis, while it has excited a new dialogue about church-related higher education, has not served the Baptist story well. x, pages ; 22 cm Includes bibliographical references and index The soul of the American university: an historical overview / George M.

Marsden -- From evangelicalism to liberalism: public midwestern universities in nineteenth-century America / Bradley J. Longfield -- Secularization and sacralization: speculations on some religious origins of the secular Pages: Condensing 2, years of Christian education into pages is a daunting goal, and one that must inevitably leave some gaps and thin spots.

On the whole, Arthur F. Holmes has done an admirable job of creating a sweeping overview of the Christian academy throughout its history/5.

In sociology, secularization (or secularisation) is the transformation of a society from close identification with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious values and secular institutions. The secularization thesis expresses to the idea that as societies progress, particularly through modernization and rationalization, religious authority diminishes in all aspects of social.

This article is excerpted from a chapter in Ravi' s book, Deliver Us From Evil. Truth is stranger than fiction, it is said, but as Chesterton has appropriately declared, that may well be because we have made fiction to suit ourselves. The connection between modernization and secularization is taken for granted.

Christian Smith, professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina, challenges what everybody knows in an important new collection of essays by several sociologists and historians, The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization.Secularization was for a long time a juristic concept which designated the transference of ecclesiastical goods into secular hands.

Thus men talked of a secularized monastery. In our century, many authors have begun to use the word secularization in a more general way as a description of the process by which the modern world has developed.His first book, Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ (), was nominated for the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion by the American Academy of Religion.

His most recent work is The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict ().Phone: ()